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Fan Fic: The Bridge
Matter cannot be created nor destroyed, only moved, displaced; or changed into a new state....All three just happened...

In the heart of the Pacific Ocean, an all out invasion-turned gang-war occurred without warning between the two largest factions of the planet's kaiju population. As all hell is breaking loose on Solgell Island, the Global Defense Force see an opportunity to test a new superweapon, trying to rid the world of some of mankind's biggest threats while they are all clustered together. As the faction leaders unleashed their most devastating attacks, Dimension Tide fired and the combined energy seemed to erase some of the factions' power players off the map.

But, as the world cheered or bowed their heads in loss, none of them took a moment to realize Dimension Tide's blast, long believed to be an artificial black hole; behaved nothing like what theoretical physicists believed it should.

Six of the most powerful beings on the planet weren't crushed, imprisoned, or vaporized; they were moved.

Moved, changed, shrunk; but still very much alive.

Readable here, though the story is still on-going and not yet complete.

Secondary coverart here


The Bridge is crossover fiction between My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic and Godzilla written by Tarbtano. The fanfic is currently in progress (latest chapter posted as of 6/15/2014), marked as incomplete currently with twelve chapters (10 normal chapters, a bonus chapter, and a One-shot) and one Q&A section published.

This Fan Fic provides examples of:

  • Badass Normal: To an extent, Anguirus. He is the only member of the featured kaiju cast without any projectile weapons subverted in a purely powers sense as he does have the Canon Immigrant ability from the console video-games to superheat his spines.
  • Badass Princess: Crash through her roof, beat down half her and her sister's guards; and you'll soon be questioning why Princess Luna even needed guards in the first place
  • Bigger Bad: Many readers at first assumed Xenilla and Destroyah were the main villains of the story. Turns out it's the being haunting Xenilla's nightmares
  • Canon Immigrant: Hokmuto makes an appearance in the bonus chapter. The movie came out when the story was being written, and readers liked the character so much that Tarbtano gave him an extended cameo and fight scene.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Pit one of the most seasoned veteran fighters amongst Earth's kaiju against a half dozen slightly smaller, inexperienced, and less durable dragons and you can guess what happened when Anguirus, after reverting to his full form thanks to Rainbow Dash intervened against Garble's gang
  • Cliff Hanger: Almost all of the chapters end on this to varying degrees.
  • Continuity Nod: Even though this is a Massive Multiplayer Crossover, this is presumably set after the Heisei series with Godzilla Junior as the current Godzilla.
  • Cute Mute: Gentle Leaf is adorable enough to make Anguirus act protective over her.
  • Divine Intervention: A currently unnamed being, more or less implied to be a spirit or deity, is the one who converses with and sends King Caesar back into Equestria's past. And considering Mothra's mythical status, she coming to Twilight could arguably count.
  • The Dragon: It's shown so far Destroyah plays this role to Xenilla, albeit begrudgingly at best.
  • Evil Counterpart: Xenilla plays this straight to Godzilla junior at least in the latter's eyes
  • Exactly What It Says on the Tin: The FiMfiction page extends the title and says precisely what kind of crossover it is
  • Fan Nickname: Xenilla for Spacegodzilla, notes state that author thought the official name sounded too ridiculous and felt silly typing it.
  • Genetic Memory: Xenilla, being a mutated clone of Godzilla sr., starts getting some of his "father's" memories in his dreams
  • Kaiju: No really, read the premise and take a wild guess what's in the story...
  • Legacy Character: Two of the most notable 'Good Kaiju' are this. Mothra Leo has a lineage including the Heisei Mothra and the GMK Mothra (whom in this timeline existed in the distant past). Godzilla jr. has both his adoptive father, the Heisei incarnation, and the 1954 incarnation all being his predecessors by the same name.
  • Make Me Wanna Shout: Celestia putting her hoof down borders on this trope. And you thought Luna's Royal Canterlot voice was loud! When Celestia raises her voice, half the glass in the palace broke
  • Massive Multiplayer Crossover: In addition to Toho's creations, numerous kaiju owned by other companies make appearances, ranging from Legendary Picture's Pacific Rim Kaiju, to Daiei's Gyaos and Legion; to Yonggu-Art's Yonggary. In addition, some of the fan made Equestrian characters from the story's readers and other groups on Fimfiction make cameos.
  • Mythology Gag: As a joke on their company's rivalry, the Toho kaiju use the word 'Daiei' in place of the word 'hell'; and the Daiei kaiju use 'Toho' for the same word
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain: Destroyah pulls this, albeit completely unintentionally, when she attacks the Timberwolf pack about to kill the Cutiemark Crusaders.
  • Noble Demon: Xenilla, when compared to his second in command. He has his goals, but won't act out for the sake of destruction unless he sees the need too. He at least had the decency not to blow up Fluttershy's cottage upon crash landing inside it. Being on the receiving end of 'the stare' helps.. Monster X plays this trope in spades, killing several of Legion's soldiers for attacking a pony who couldn't hope to fight back, and even bandaging said pony up before ditching him
  • Noodle Incident: On both franchises no less. The alien kaiju reference but refuse to talk about some sort of "Radio incident with the Kilaaks", and the Equestrians bring up some destructive event only referred to the "Chocolate Milk accident". What exactly happened beyond anyone.
  • No Sell: Dragon fire has next to no affect on Anguirus other than throwing some soot on him. Displayed spectacularly but Anguirus walking through a massive cone of fire completely unfazed. He IS a 'fire monster' after all
  • Partial Transformation: The Kaiju turned Equestrian characters retain some physical traits and their now diminished powers. This is shown by by Destroyah (now massive pegasus mare) still has her horn, causing many characters and readers alike to mistake her for an alicorn. Played up with horrifying implications when more kaiju are sent to Equestria with fewer and fewer changes.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: The only feature an injured pony can see as a hooded figure (Monster X) looms over them is it's glowing red eyes. Subverted as the figure just saved them from several Symbiotic Legion and even bandaged them up due to an honor code, so the being meant them no harm.
  • Running Gag: The characters of the two franchises use some of their principle creators' names whenever they say 'God'. The ponies say "Faust", referencing Lauren Faust, the principle concept creator for Friendship is Magic. The kaiju roster says "Tanaka", referencing Tomoyuki Tanaka, one of the creators of the kaiju genre and the producer on almost all of Toho's monster films up until his death in the late 90s.
  • Samus Is a Girl: Several readers reacted like this when Destroyah was labeled female. The author went into detail in the Q&A why this is so
  • Summon Bigger Fish: If this is anything to go by, Garble and his gang are attacked by Anguirus after he transforms back into a Kaiju.
  • Shut Up, Hannibal!: Monster X gives one the dark voice in his head (heavily implied to be King Ghidorah) when it attempts to take over
  • The Mirror Shows Your True Self: Much to his distress, Monster X sees King Ghidorah appear in his reflection at a stream
  • The Reveal: The last paragraph of the bonus chapter is notable for this, as it reveals two previously unnamed characters. The first Monster X, appeared in an earlier chapter and was even the protagonist of the bonus chapter; going unnamed the entire time up until the last portion. The other was Gigan, whom X had crossed paths with and despite the two holding a conversation, he also was not revealed until the end.

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